The Horse Passports (Amendment) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/2367/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-09-22

This Statutory Instrument has been made to correct a defect in S.I. 1997/2789 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory Instrument.
Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2367

ANIMALS
ANIMAL HEALTH
The Horse Passports (Amendment) Order 1998

Made
22nd September 1998

Coming into force
19th October 1998

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 1 and 8(1) of the Animal Health Act 1981(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Horse Passports (Amendment) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 19th October 1998.

Amendment to the Horse Passports Order 1997

2.  In article 9 of the Horse Passports Order 1997(2) after “The keeper of a horse” there shall be inserted the words “born on or after 1st January 1998”.

Jeff Rooker
Minister of State Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
9th September 1998

Sewel
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Scottish Office
14th September 1998

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Jon Owen Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Welsh Office
22nd September 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends article 9 of the Horse Passports Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/2789) (movement of a horse) so that it only applies in relation to horses born on or after 1st January 1998. This amendment implements article 2 of Commission Decision 93/623/EEC establishing the identification document (passport) accompanying registered equidae (OJ No. L298, 3.12.93, p.45).


(1)
1981 c. 22. See section 86(1)(c) for a definition of “the Ministers”.

(2)
S.I. 1997/2789.
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